Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Texas Lags on Plant Blast Injury Survey

More than three months after a Texas fertilizer plant exploded, killing 15 people and hurting hundreds, the state still has not started surveying blast injuries despite interest from state and federal officials.

Posted Monday, July 29, 2013

West, Texas EMT Holds Memory of Fallen Firefighter

Backpack serves as reminder of friend’s last words.

Posted Friday, July 26, 2013

Texas Cattleman’s Group Make Huge Donation to West EMS

EMS department using borrowed gear after fatal explosion.

Posted Tuesday, July 23, 2013

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Federal Agency Finds Weak Regulation of Chemicals

Report finds multiple problems with chemicals at West, Texas plant.

Posted Thursday, June 27, 2013

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Terror Fears Keep Toxic Plants Hidden from Public

Fear of attack and poor communication leaves first responders in the dark about hazards.

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Texas Ex-Paramedic Pleads Not Guilty to Possessing Bomb-Making Materials

Authorities have not announced a link between Reed and the West plant explosion.

Posted Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Lawyer: Texas Paramedic Denies Bomb Material Charges

Bryce Reed to plead not guilty in charge unrelated to plant explosion.

Posted Monday, May 13, 2013

Texas Paramedic Vocal after Fertilizer Plant Explosion

West EMS medic told families he would avenge the deaths of those killed in the blast.

Posted Monday, May 13, 2013

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Officials Launch Criminal Investigation into Texas Plant Explosion

West fertilizer plant blast killed 14 people and devastated small community.

Posted Friday, May 10, 2013


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